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17 Elm Street
East Aurora, NY, 14052
United States

716-655-1015

MUSEjar is a dynamic art studio and carefully curated art shop, built to foster creativity and inspiration in both artists and aspiring creatives. We offer a wide variety of workshops and private events for all ages.

Workshops

Fun and creative art classes for adults and kids. Our schedule is full of painting, clay, drawing, wood burning, and DIY classes. 

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Portrait Painting Series

 By Frank Ordaz

By Frank Ordaz

This series is sold out, but add yourself to the waitlist (this is also how we know what classes you want more of) and check out our next painting series!

This is a 4 session series. Classes start on April 5th and are held the first four Thursdays in the month. April 5th, April 12th, April 19th, & April 26th.

Drawing a portrait can be intimidating, so it's assumed that painting one is evening harder, right? Well, that is not true! The goal for this class is to teach you how to use light and color to bring a portrait to life. We will use simple shapes and color blocking to deconstruct the portrait of your choice. These will not be traditional, photorealist portraits. You will paint the image as you interpret it, and your color palette is your own. The surfaces will not be small, so we will focus all 4 sessions on one face. 

Ages: Most suitable for adults of all ages - no experience necessary!

Materials: All supplies are included. 

Instructor: Vanessa Frost

As a full time artist and owner of MUSEjar, Vanessa finds inspiration and joy in teaching art. Art is a language that is often forgotten about and it's amazing what happens once it's tapped into. Her background is fine art and film production, with a degree from The University of Vermont. She loves mixed media, and currently works mainly with acrylics, but she is constantly exploring and experimenting with all other mediums.

NOTE: All classes require a minimum number of students to run. Please sign up in advance to help avoid cancellation due to low registration. In the case of a cancellation you will be notified prior and receive a full refund. Please read our class policies.

 By Sandro Kopp

By Sandro Kopp

 By Ivana Besevic

By Ivana Besevic

 By David Hockney

By David Hockney

Earlier Event: April 3
Figure Drawing - One Pose
Later Event: April 7
MOM + ME - Eric Carle Inspired